Gordon W. Didier
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Counsel
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Butzel Long
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Gordon W. Didier is Counsel to Butzel Long, practicing in the firm's Bloomfield Hills office. He served on the Firm's Board of Directors for 10 years from 2000 to 2010 and prior to that as a Practice Group Leader for many years. Mr. Didier is a 1970 graduate of The University of Michigan with an A.B. in Economics. While on active service as a U.S. naval officer, he earned an M.B.A. from Inter-American University in 1973. He received his J.D. degree from The University of Michigan Law School in 1975. Mr. Didier has developed significant professional experience across a broad range of business and legal practice areas. He has managed substantial corporate transactions, joint ventures, mergers and acquisitions, including international transactions with Europe, Latin America and the Far East. He has handled significant business litigation and represented clients before State and Federal regulatory agencies in administrative and appellate proceedings. Mr. Didier has particular expertise in distributor and supplier relationships both in transactional and litigation matters. In addition, he has represented borrowers and lenders in commercial loan transactions as well as the acquisition, financing, development and leasing of substantial real estate projects. Mr. Didier's practice includes the representation of manufacturing and service companies involved in automotive, aerospace, healthcare and other industries as well as architects and developers of real estate and commercial lenders. He currently serves as counsel and advisor to a range of business entities with operations in the United States, Europe, Latin America and Asia as well as specifically Michigan-based businesses. Mr. Didier also has served as counsel to non-profit corporations, including advising on corporate governance matters. Mr. Didier is listed in The Best Lawyers in America. He is a member of the State Bar of Michigan and the Detroit and American Bar Associations. He also served for several years as chair of both the Board of Zoning Appeals and the Building Authority of the Charter Township of Plymouth. Mr. Didier continues as a member of the Board of Directors of Junior Achievement of Southeastern Michigan, which he previously served as Vice-Chairman for many years and then as Chairman of the Board. He also continues as a senior member of the Planning Committee for the University of Michigan Real Estate Forum. News Media Releases 10.25.10, Forty-two Butzel Long attorneys named to the 2010 Michigan Super Lawyers list 09.09.10, Butzel Long attorneys named to The Best Lawyers in America 2011 11.09.09, Forty-Nine Butzel Long attorneys named to Super Lawyers 2009 listing 09.09.09, Butzel Long attorneys named to The Best Lawyers in America 2010: Forty-nine attorneys recognized in national listing 10.22.08, Butzel Long attorneys named to The Best Lawyers in America 2009 News In Brief 10.04.11, Butzel Long attorneys named to The Best Lawyers in America 2012 Memberships State Bar of Michigan Detroit Bar Association American Bar Association Junior Achievement of Southeastern Michigan - Member of the Board of Directors, former Chairman, former Vice Chairman Charter Township of Plymouth - former Chair of Board of Zoning Appeals; former Chair of the Building Authority University of Michigan Real Estate Forum - Senior Member of the Planning Committee Recognitions The Best Lawyers in America, Real Estate Law, 2009-2012 Michigan Super Lawyers, Business/Corporate, 2006-2011
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1975
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Job position:
Counsel
Law Firm Name:
Butzel Long
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University of Michigan Law School
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J.D. - Juris Doctor
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... - 1975

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University of Michigan
Academic degree:
B.A. - Bachelor of Art
Dates attended:
... - 1973
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